6 Ideas for your Next CNC Machine Project


Wood work projects are exciting. Once you have graduated from the beginner stage and have undertaken a number of projects it is normal to want to try something new. For many woodworkers this means the CNC Machine projects. A good number of enthusiasts have gone out and gotten themselves the machine in preparation for upcoming projects. However, one of the challenges that you might face as a new CNC owner is coming up with unique designs.

 That’s especially if you also intend to turn your passion into a revenue-generating hobby. Starting out is usually the main hurdle. Once you have a few ideas, things will flow. Here are 6 ideas that you could use for your next CNC machine project.

1.A paintbrush holder

This is an accessory that you can easily make using your CNC machine. Moreover, a paintbrush holder is something that most people don’t think to design. Every artist needs this accessory and you can take advantage of this. Ensure that your paintbrush holders bear unique, intricate designs that will speak to many artists. 

These individuals are already naturally creative and you need a wow factor to capture their attention. Ensure that you pay attention to each detail and take high-quality photos of your paint brushes. 

2.Customized bottle opener

Most people enjoy some wine, brandy, beer, or vodka after a hard day’s work. Another smart idea is to design a bottle opener that can be mounted on the wall. This makes for a great gift as it is unique and can be tailor-made to one’s preference. When designing one, consider adding catchy phrases depending on where it will be mounted. 

3.A topographical map

While you could agree that this market is already saturated, you can appreciate that everyone still appreciates a well-detailed topographical map. Even at craft markets, people tend to flock at areas where these are sold. If you are looking for an exciting challenge in your woodwork, this might be a great option. If you live in a major tourist destination the better. You could partner with the local gift shops to have them carry your maps.

4.Customized wall signs

Wall signs provide you with a great opportunity to let your creativity flow. That is because there are so many options when it comes to designs. Anything including season designs incorporating MDF will work. The trick here is to try a particular niche. If it receives high traffic, you can experiment with many different designs and profit from it.

5.End tables

End tables can be sleek and stylish, adding a beautiful touch to any space. Luckily, you can make them without incurring high costs. These tables are also fairly easy to transport. If you want to try this idea out, you will find several designs and resources online.

6.Mantle décor

The last idea for your CNC project would be to try mantle décor. This includes things such as decorative designs, rustic patterns, and phrases. To make it more fun, you could experiment with customizing letters and patterns to your client’s request.

There are several other design ideas including door signs, holiday decorations, and drink coasters. These ideas are not complicated and allow for creativity. Try them today.